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You can reach public health at (515) 462-9051

Official Madison County website, the main site for all things related to County Government in Madison County, Iowa.

Welcome to Madison County, Iowa!  

Courthouse photo from Pictometry 2012

Historic Structure Report
This is a large file and may take awhile to download
Board of Supervisors Wind Energy Workshop Proposed Ordinance Draft
Board of Supervisors Solar Energy Workshop Proposed Ordinance Draft
Madison County Comprehensive Plan
What is a Comprehensive Plan?
Iowa Smart Planning Legislative Guide
Smart Planning in Iowa
Community Heart & Soul
Madison County Zoning & Environmental
Health Regulations & Ordinances

Development Activity in NE Quadrant
Osmium URA TIF Ordinance
Osmium URA Maps
Osmium URA Process
Osmium URA WDM Resolution
WDM Voluntary Annexation

2020 Electronic Meeting Rules
Board of Supervisors Meetings
Rules of Procedure

(effective May 1, 2019)
Madison County Boards & Commissions Members

Madison County Townships 

Madison County
112 N John Wayne Dr.
Winterset, Iowa 50273

Madison County Annex
201 W Court Avenue
Winterset, IA 50273

Courthouse and Annex
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday

~ Holidays ~

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Madison County Election Info
2020 General Polling Locations
Statewide Iowa Primary Election results are available by clicking HERE.
Official Primary Election Results
Absentee Ballot UPDATE
Signed and completed absentee ballot request forms must be delivered to your county auditor.
You can mail the completed form to the Madison County Auditor, 112 N John Wayne Dr., Winterset, Iowa, 50273.
Click here for an Absentee Ballot
How To Become A Precinct Election Official In Madison County

Madison County Budget - 2020/2021
Madison County Budget - 2019/2020
Madison County Budget - 2018/2019
Madison County Budget - 2017/2018
Madison County Budget - 2016/2017

Driver's License Hours
Monday - Friday
Renewals 8:15 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.
Written test 8:15 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Operator drives only available upon request - please contact 515-462-1542

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Road Work in Central Iowa

Haven't got time to come in to the courthouse to Pay your Taxes? No problem! You can now Pay Your Taxes On-line and save yourself that extra trip into town. Click here to Pay Your Taxes On-Line!

Clark Tower

Zion Federated Church - oldest church in Madison County

Harmon Tunnel

Monumental Park